Thanksgiving Blog

Homemade Thanksgiving Day Recipes

The following recipes are ones that have passed down from my grandma’s mom straight to my sisters and me. We grew up in the South so for Thanksgiving we make dressing not stuffing. The measurements are never accurate and always require lots of test tasting to perfect it to ones ...

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Easy Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes

Make This Thanksgiving Dinner a No Brainer…Even For the Casserole Challenged When we think about the holidays, we either think of them as a relaxing time with family and friends or a time where we sit around with a brown paper bag to combat our anxiety attacks over the inevitable ...

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Top 10 Movies to Watch on Thanksgiving

On Thanksgiving Day, after everyone has filled him or herself with turkey and other various delectable foods from the holiday feast we often want to lay back and chill out on a couch for a while. As the tryptophan is working its way through your system these are great movies ...

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Giving a Thanksgiving Toast Your Guests will be Thankful For

Remembering All the Little Things that Make Us Thankful at Thanksgiving It’s so easy when the holidays come around every year to forget what they’re all about. Giving thanks–that’s what Thanksgiving is of course all about, but do we ever stop to think about that? Most of the time we’re ...

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Ten Ways to Save Money on Thanksgiving Groceries

Sure, food costs are rising and the economy’s slumping, but that doesn’t mean this year’s Thanksgiving has to be a no-frills affair. Plan ahead and cut corners the smart way, and you won’t have to sacrifice quality to celebrate in style. Here are ten ways to save money this Thanksgiving: ...

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Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes

Plus, What it was like to Be a Vegetarian in the 70’s I grew up as a vegetarian in a small town in upstate New York. It was the late 1970’s. I was quite the topic of conversation. My relatives were convinced I would die an untimely death at an ...

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How to Save Money on Your Thanksgiving Meal

When Thanksgiving comes around we are all thinking the same thing; family and good food. The Thanksgiving meal can be all-out fancy, to simple yet elegant. When planning for the Thanksgiving feast, you should take into account how many people you will need to buy for and what their likes ...

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Top Five Beers to Take to a Thanksgiving Dinner

Sadly, most of our relatives seem to be familiar only with Budweiser and Coors. As a lover of real, flavorful ale, I love to bring beer that may change my families opinions of the watery, flavorless “beer” they have been drinking for years. 1) Biere de garde: Garrett Oliver, brewmaster ...

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Great Thanksgiving Potatoes, a New Take on the Old Scalloped

Potatoes area staple for Thanksgiving, actually they are a staple for just about any time of year. The potato is a versatile food that lends itself well to just about any seasoning you can think of. Garlic or cheese are two incredible additives for a traditional potato dish. Scalloped potatoes ...

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Relatives Visiting for Thanksgiving – a Survival Guide

How to Cope with Roudy Family The holidays are here again and your relatives are coming. Despite your smile as they come through the door you know you are dreading their arrival. Your privacy is gone. Your house is invaded. The house is a mess. And their opinions during dinner ...

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